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First Inline XBRL Filing Made with SEC

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Public Companies and Securities Lennar Corporation became the first to make a filing using the SEC’s newly permitted Inline XBRL format in this Form 10-Q. The SEC permitted use of the new format in an order dated June 13, 2016.   Inline XBRL requires embedding XBRL data in the text of a filing rather than tagging data in a separate […] Read more →

by   |   July 12, 2016

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Typical SEC Comments on Merger Proxy Statements

M&A A review of recent SEC comments on merger proxy statements indicates many of these comments were typical, and some are variations on a theme: Rule 14a-6(a) requires that the form... Read more →

by   |   July 10, 2016

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Fix Crowdfunding Act and Venture Capital Bill Pass House

Crowdfunding The Fix Crowdfunding Act (H.R. 4855) passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 394 to 4. It doesn’t look much like the original bill we reported on here. As passed by... Read more →

by   |   July 5, 2016

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SEC Approves Nasdaq Golden Leash Disclosure Rule

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has approved Nasdaq’s proposed Rule 5250(b)(3) regarding disclosure of so called golden leash arrangements. The Rule requires each listed company to publicly... Read more →

by   |   July 1, 2016